National Affairs: Luncheon

Charles G. Dawes had 65 guests at luncheon—the pages and employes of the Senate. He said to the pages: "Don't be 'hip flask' boys, and—I suppose I shouldn't say it, perhaps the chaplain should say this—don't smoke, don't swear and don't chew. Be clean; be yourself; stand against the crowd and you will amount to something." Charles G. Dawes received a note:

"Realizing that example is more potent than precept, will you not make as one of your New Year's resolutions the decision not to use tobacco yourself?

"[Signed] Charles M. Fillmore,

"General Secretary...

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